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The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

By: Baldwin, J. H. [John Henry]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 035584


First published in 1876, this is a very early reprint of the first edition. 379 pages, plus frontispiece and one plate, plus four pages of ads. Blind and gilt stamped covers with lovely vignette of a four horned antelope on top cover. Lettering and images remain bright. Covers are a little rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Early inked inscription on blank verso of frontispiece has bled through some. Foxing on edges, as well as first... View more info

Image for Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II.  Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II. Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

By: Boecleri, Jo. Henrici (Johann Heinrich Boekcler / Boeckler

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Argentorati, Josiae Staedelii & Joh. Friderici Spoo: 1685

Seller ID: 034875


Pp: [8], 326, [20 un-numbered plates], 377, 98, [68]. 11 single page plates, with four double page plates of which two additionally fold out, and one single page plate that fold out. Contemporary vellum with raised spine bands and tooled decoration. Old inked title on spine, with older small paper label. General light wear and a few leaves with light wear on edges. Otherwise volume remains tight, clean, and intact. Due to size and weight, additional charges may app... View more info

The Children of the New Forest

By: Captain Marryat

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 032119


No date, though circa 1909. 256 pages. Full leather prize binding, presented from Christ's Hospital, London. Raised spine bands, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Red leather spine label. Emblem of Christ's Hospital on top board. All edges are marbled, as are the end leaves. Slight scuff at heel of spine. View more info

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Dickens' Complete Works

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Aldine Book Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 035912


Complete in fifteen volumes. Half Leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands creating six gilt decorated compartments, two with spine labels. All edges of text are marbled, as are the end leaves. All fifteen volumes remains solid with good hinges. The edges are scuffed and worn, and there is a little light surface ware. Paper is a bit yellowed with age. Two leaves, with pages 126-129 are detached from the volume with "Tale of... View more info

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A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

By: Gould, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034423


Number 307 of a limited edition of 387 copies. Green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with matching green textured cloth over boards. Gilt ruled edges on leather, and gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Raised spine bands. Top edge is gilded. Housed in green slipcase. Volume remains tight and appears un-read. Slipcase shows stains along one side parallel to the opening and residue from a sticker on the back side. Due to size and weight, additional charges... View more info

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The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

By: Gould, John

Price: $18,000.00

Publisher: London, Self Published: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035821


Printed for the author by Taylor and Francis of London. Originally printed and issued in 25 parts between 1862 and 1873 for the full five volume set and with the title pages, etc. being published in December of 1873. 76 stunning hand-colored plates each being 21.5 x 14.25 inches (approx. 546.1 x 361.95 mm) in size. Full dark green, pebbled Moroccan leather covers with brilliant gilt decoration, lettering, and interior dentelles. Raised spine bands. All edges of tex... View more info

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A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales,

By: Lewin, John William (Introduction and Bibliographical Descriptions By Allan McEvey)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035467


Copyright is 1978. 26 plates, each with text page(s) reprinted from the 1838 first edition. Two additional watercolors of John Lewin have also been included (Squatter Pigeons and Springwood). Two proof plates, 16 (Rock Warbler) and 18 (Reed Warbler) remain separate and protected in original paper sleeve. Number 484 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Full textured leather covers with blind dentelle, and gilt inside dentelle.Top edge is gilded. All housed inside a b... View more info

Image for The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

By: Lord Brabourne and Charles Chubb

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, R. H. Porter: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034426


504 pages, plus original stiff paper wrap covers bound at rear [and] 11 pages, plus 38 colored plates after H. Gronvold, and stiff paper wrap covers of the first 19 plates bound at rear. Both volumes are beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over spines and corners, and with dark red cloth over boards. Raised spine bands and gilt lettering on spines. Zimmer (1926, pp 85-86) states "As projected this work was to have comprised 16 volumes with 400 plates, but t... View more info

Image for The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux... (Three Volumes in Two)

The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux... (Three Volumes in Two)

By: Nuttall, Thomas

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, D. Rice & A. N. Hart: 1857

Seller ID: 030789


Two volumes re-bound by Talin Bookbindery of Cape Cod, with green leather spine and corners, and green cloth over boards; Raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering and decoration; Housed in matching custom two compartment slipcase; All edges gilded; 131 hand colored plates; Ex-Library with institutional stamps on title pages and verso, though with NO other library markings; Now rebound; Covers and slipcase remain Fine and exceptionally attractive; Moisture stains ar... View more info

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Through the Lich-Gate: A Biography of the Little Church Around the Corner

By: Ross, Ishbel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, William Farquhar Payson: 1931

Edition: First Edition - Grand Edition De Luxe

Inscription: Signed by Subject and Others

Seller ID: 035836


164 pages. Number 13 of a limited edition of 175 copies. Grand Edition de Luxe with the twelve autographs of the Rector, the Vestry, Mr. George Arliss, Mr. Otis Skinner, and Mr. Grant Mitchell, printed on specially imported Rives Paper. Top edge is gilded and others remain un-cut. Full vellum over beveled boards. Interior dentelle. Silk moire end leaves and sewn silk book mark. Sixteen full-page illustrations from dry points done especially for this book. Original... View more info

Der Moderne Kapitalismus (two volumes)

By: Sombart, Werner

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033176


pp: 669; 646. Half brown polished leather with raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Paper over covers shows light wear along edges, as well as very light surface rubbing, and a small smudge on the top cover of Volume II. Leather remains bright and clean, though there is a half inch cut in the leather on Vol. I, just barely affecting the "T" in the author's name. Vol. II shows a couple light scuffs near heel. There is a small inked nu... View more info

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History of the United States from the Earliest Period to the Administration of President Johnson (Four Volumes)

By: Spencer, J. A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Wilson and Company:

Seller ID: 035918


Copyright is 1866. Four volume set with raised spine bands and gilt lettering. Volumes have drawn moisture near fore edges. Covers are soiled along fore edge, and there is a little soiling to end leaves. A couple hinges are cracked, though all four volumes remains tight. Light foxing, though contents are generally clean and intact. Penciled name at to of title pages. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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John L. Stoddard's Lectures (13 volumes)

By: Stoddard, John L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Balch Brothers Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 035910


Ten volume set of lectures, plus the first three (of five) supplements. Full leather covers, with gilt stamped lettering and floral decoration. All edges of text are gilded. Colored frontispieces and some colored images on title pages. Covers show light rubbing and scuffs, mostly at corners and spine ends. Generally a clean and attractive set. Due to the weight of this thirteen volume set, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The Ladies Calling in Two Parts

By: [Allestree, Richard]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Theater [Oxford]: 1705

Seller ID: 033908


Eighth Impression. 270+ pages. Full tooled leather with raised spine bands gilt lettering and decoration, and red leather spine label. Small inked name inside front cover. Covers are little scuffed and rubbed, mostly along edges. Joint are cracked near heel, though volume remains tight and solid. Contents show very light signs of use/wear, and are generally very clean. View more info